plural noun
un·​dies | \ ˈən-dēz How to pronounce undies (audio) \

Definition of undies

informal : underwear especially : underpants or panties

Examples of undies in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These undies are designed with clasps, buttons, magnets, or other fasteners. Laken Brooks, Forbes, 24 Sep. 2021 Freshen up your intimate drawer with some cute, comfy bras and undies from Lively. Malia Griggs, SELF, 29 Nov. 2021 The Rihanna-helmed brand has all but overhauled the lingerie space and dominated it, so there’s sure to be a never-ending virtual line of fans waiting to re-up their undies drawer on a discount. Jamila Stewart, Essence, 25 Nov. 2021 The Best Amazon Cyber Monday Clothing Deals 2021: Intimates & Lounge Bralettes and bulk-pack undies are also part of Amazon's epic Cyber Monday lineup, along with elevated loungewear ideal for digital nomads. Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 29 Nov. 2021 Unfortunately, the priest doing the ceremony gets run over by a bunch of bikers doing an undies bike ride during the Seattle Phoenix Festival and then dies on Teddy and Owen’s operating table. Maggie Fremont, Vulture, 1 Oct. 2021 Stock up on everything from cozy knits to breathable undies, biker shorts, leggings, and all things athleisure. Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 7 Oct. 2021 The Label’s skirts, tops, jumpers and undies are hand-painted with bright pops of color. Kristen Philipkoski, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 Well, these undies are like butter and don't cut into me like so many other brands. Isabel Garcia, PEOPLE.com, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of undies

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for undies

by shortening & alteration

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19 Jan 2022

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“Undies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undies. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of undies

: underwear especially : underpants or panties


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